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World's first barge-based wetlands classroom launches in September

World's first barge-based wetlands classroom launches in September

Apparently, “floating environmentalism” isn’t limited to Huck Finn wannabees: on September 14, the Learning Barge, a joint project of the University of Virginia School of Architecture and the Elizabeth River Project, will be christened and opened to the public. Designed as an environmental education center for teaching elementary and middle school students about water and…

Grants Worth $1.2 Million Propel Elizabeth River Restoration

Grants Worth $1.2 Million Propel Elizabeth River Restoration

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – Funding to remove contaminated sediment from a river at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and help reduce toxics and nutrients in stormwater runoff was presented to the Elizabeth River Project Thursday after the group was chosen in two separate grant competitions. EPA Regional Administrator Donald Welsh…